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Watch: Footballer Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s gesture to the camerawoman during the game wins hearts

Alireza Jahanbakhsh came forward to help the camera woman after she fell under her car.© Twitter

Dutch football club Feyenoord were taking on Swedish side Elfsborg in their first leg. Europa Conference League In the play-offs on Thursday night when Iranian forward Alireza Jahanbakhsh caught the attention of fans with his thoughtfulness during the game. In the first half of the game in Europe’s third-tier competition, Elfsborg defender Simon Strand was chasing the ball near the shore, with Jahanbakhsh just behind him when his run speed saw him hit the pitch-side camera cart and Knocked. it down.

Jahanbakhsh seemed to scold Strand for his careless run and then came to the aid of the cameraperson. After checking that she was fine, Jahanbakhsh helped the camerawoman get the set-up back in the cart.

Her teammate Markus Holmgren Pedersen, a Norwegian right-back, also reached out to the camerawoman to make sure she was not hurt.

The video of the incident has since gone viral and Jahanbakhsh has received praise from internet users for his quick response. Watch the video here:

Jahanbakhsh, who represented Iran in 2014 and 2018 World Cup And having previously played for Brighton in the Premier League, he signed for Feyenoord earlier this summer.

He also played against Elfsborg during Thursday’s 30. scored ofth minute goal to help set up an impressive 5-0 win for his team.


Thursday’s win helped Feyenoord inches closer to a spot in the group stages of the Europa Conference League, a competition introduced from this season by European football governing body UEFA, which allows clubs from lower-ranked countries to be placed on a more continental level. The game has a way of giving.

The two teams will meet again in the second leg on Thursday.

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